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  • Close Up at a Distance ? Mapping, Technology, and Politics

    Close Up at a Distance ? Mapping, Technology, and Politics
    av Laura Kurgan

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408284

    Maps poised at the intersection of art, architecture, activism, and geography trace a profound shift in our understanding and experience of space.The maps in this book are drawn with satellites, assembled with pixels radioed from outer space, and co…

  • Dark Tongues ? The Art of Rogues and Riddlers

    Dark Tongues ? The Art of Rogues and Riddlers
    av Daniel Heller-Roazen

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408338

    An exploration of secret languages, moving among hermetic artificial tongues as diverse as criminal jargons and divine speech.Dark Tongues constitutes a sustained exploration of a perplexing fact that has never received the attention it deserves. Wh…

  • No One's Ways ? An Essay on Infinite Naming

    No One's Ways ? An Essay on Infinite Naming
    av Daniel Heller-Roazen

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408888

    From Homer's Outis-"No One," or "Non-One," "No Man," or "Non-Man"-to "soul," "spirit," and the unnamable.Homer recounts how, trapped inside a monster's cave, with nothing but his wits to call upon, Ulysses once saved himself by twisting his name. He…

  • The Inner Touch

    The Inner Touch
    av Daniel Heller-Roazen

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951771

    An original, elegant, and far-reaching philosophical inquiry into what it means to feel alive.The Inner Touch presents the archaeology of a single sense: the sense of being sentient. Aristotle was perhaps the first to define this faculty when in his…

  • The Inner Touch

    The Inner Touch
    av Daniel Heller-Roazen

    Klotband - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951764

    An original, elegant, and far-reaching philosophical inquiry into what it means to feel alive.The Inner Touch presents the archaeology of a single sense: the sense of being sentient. Aristotle was perhaps the first to define this faculty when in his…

  • Beyond the Dream Syndicate

    Beyond the Dream Syndicate
    av Branden W. Joseph

    Klotband - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951863

    Examining Tony Conrad's collaborative interactions as a guiding thread by which to investigate the contiguous networks and discursive interconnections in 1960s art.Tony Conrad has significantly influenced cultural developments from minimalism to und…

  • Beyond the Dream Syndicate

    Beyond the Dream Syndicate
    av Branden W. Joseph

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951870

    Examining Tony Conrad's collaborative interactions as a guiding thread by which to investigate the contiguous networks and discursive interconnections in 1960s art.Tony Conrad has significantly influenced cultural developments from minimalism to und…

  • The Divided City

    The Divided City
    av Nicole Loraux

    Klotband - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951085

    An exploration of the roles of conflict and forgetting in ancient Athens.Athens, 403 B.C.E. The bloody oligarchic dictatorship of the Thirty is over, and the democrats have returned to the city victorious. Renouncing vengeance, in an act of willful…

  • The Divided City

    The Divided City
    av Nicole Loraux

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951092

    An exploration of the roles of conflict and forgetting in ancient Athens.Athens, 403 B.C.E. The bloody oligarchic dictatorship of the Thirty is over, and the democrats have returned to the city victorious. Renouncing vengeance, in an act of willful…

  • The Expressiveness of the Body and the Divergence of Greek and Chinese Medicine

    The Expressiveness of the Body and the Divergence of Greek and Chinese Medicine
    av Shigehisa Kuriyama

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299892

    A meditation on the human body as described by the classical Greeks and by the ancient Chinese.At the heart of medical history is a deep enigma. The true structure and workings of the human body are, we casually assume, everywhere the same, a univer…

  • The Libertine Reader ? Eroticism & Enlightenment in Eighteenth?Century France

    The Libertine Reader ? Eroticism & Enlightenment in Eighteenth?Century France

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299410

    Irresistibly charming or shamelessly deceitful, remarkably persuasive or uselessly verbose, everything one loves to hate-or hates to love-about "French lovers" and their self-styled reputation can be traced to eighteenth-century libertine novels. Ob…

  • Pornotopia ? An Essay on Playboy's Architecture and Biopolitics

    Pornotopia ? An Essay on Playboy's Architecture and Biopolitics
    av Paul B. Preciado

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408499

    Design objects, bachelor pads, and multimedia rotating beds as expressions of the relationships among architecture, gender, and sexuality.Published for the first time in 1953, Playboy became not only the first pornographic popular magazine in Americ…

  • The Wicked Queen ? The Origins of the Myth of Marie?Antoinette

    The Wicked Queen ? The Origins of the Myth of Marie?Antoinette
    av Chantal Thomas

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299397

    Chantal Thomas presents the history of the mythification of one of the most infamous queens in all history, whose execution still fascinates us today.In The Wicked Queen, Chantal Thomas presents the history of the mythification of one of the most in…

  • Bob Dylan ? How the Songs Work

    Bob Dylan ? How the Songs Work
    av Timothy Hampton

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942130369

    A career-spanning account of the artistry and politics of Bob Dylan's songwriting Bob Dylan's reception of the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature has elevated him beyond the world of popular music, establishing him as a major modern artist. However, un…

  • Matter & Memory

    Matter & Memory
    av Henri Bergson

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299052

    "Since the end of the last century," Walter Benjamin wrote, "philosophy has made a series of attempts to lay hold of the 'true' experience as opposed to the kind that manifests itself in the standardized, denatured life of the civilized masses. It i…

  • The Ancient Phonograph

    The Ancient Phonograph
    av Shane Butler

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408727

    A search for traces of the voice before the phonograph, reconstructing a series of ancient soundscapes from Aristotle to Augustine.Long before the invention of musical notation, and long before that of the phonograph, the written word was unrivaled…

  • A Forest of Symbols ? Art, Science, and Truth in the Long Nineteenth Century

    A Forest of Symbols ? Art, Science, and Truth in the Long Nineteenth Century
    av Andrei Pop

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408369

    A groundbreaking reassessment of Symbolist artists and writers that investigates the concerns they shared with scientists of the period-the problem of subjectivity in particular.In A Forest of Symbols, Andrei Pop presents a groundbreaking reassessme…

  • The Chinese Pleasure Book

    The Chinese Pleasure Book
    av Michael Nylan

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942130130

    An examination of pleasure-short-term delight and the cultivation of longer-term satisfaction-in early Chinese thought.In The Chinese Pleasure Book, Michael Nylan takes up one of the most important themes in Chinese thought: the relation of pleasura…

  • 1668 ? The Year of the Animal in France

    1668 ? The Year of the Animal in France
    av Peter Sahlins

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408994

    When animals and their symbolic representations-in the Royal Menagerie, in art, in medicine, in philosophy-helped transform the French state and culture.Peter Sahlins's brilliant new book reveals the remarkable and understudied "animal moment" in an…

  • Leonardo's Incessant Last Supper

    Leonardo's Incessant Last Supper
    av Leo Steinberg

    Klotband - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951184

    A fresh look at the multiplicity of meanings in Leonardo's Last Supper.A picture universally recognized, endlessly scrutinized and described, incessantly copied, adapted, lampooned: does Leonardo's near-ruined Last Supper still offer anything new to…

  • Nongovernmental Politics

    Nongovernmental Politics

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951740

    The past, present, and future prospects of nongovernmental politics-political activism that withdraws from traditional government but not from the politics associated with governing.To be involved in politics without aspiring to govern, without seek…

  • Jacques Offenbach and the Paris of His Time

    Jacques Offenbach and the Paris of His Time
    av Siegfried Kracauer

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951313

    A biography of composer Jacques Offenbach that is also a social and cultural history of Second Empire Paris.Siegfried Kracauer's biography of the composer Jacques Offenbach is a remarkable work of social and cultural history. First published in Germ…

  • The Power of Inclusive Exclusion

    The Power of Inclusive Exclusion

    Klotband - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951924

    Groundbreaking essays by leading Israeli and Palestinian scholars analyze the system of Israeli power in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.On the eve of its fifth decade, the Israeli occupation in the Palestinian territories can no longer be cons…

  • The Demon of Writing

    The Demon of Writing
    av Ben Kafka

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942130352

    A history and theory of the powers, the failures, and even the pleasures of paperwork.Since the middle of the eighteenth century, political thinkers of all kinds-radical and reactionary, professional and amateur-have been complaining about "bureaucr…

  • Foucault / Blanchot

    Foucault / Blanchot
    av Michel Foucault

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299038

    Essays by two prominent French writers analyze each other's writings and intellectual works

  • The Great Lakes of Africa

    The Great Lakes of Africa
    av Jean-Pierre Chretien

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951351

    The first English-language publication of a major history of the Great Lakes region of Africa.Though the genocide of 1994 catapulted Rwanda onto the international stage, English-language historical accounts of the Great Lakes region of Eastern Afric…

  • The Wicked Queen

    The Wicked Queen
    av Chantal Thomas

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780942299403

    Chantal Thomas presents the history of the mythification of one of the most infamous queens in all history, whose execution still fascinates us today.In The Wicked Queen, Chantal Thomas presents the history of the mythification of one of the most in…

  • Operatic Afterlives

    Operatic Afterlives
    av Michal Grover-Friedlander

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408062

    An examination of the ultimate power opera grants to singing: the reversal of death.In Operatic Afterlives, Michal Grover-Friedlander examines the implications of opera's founding myth-the story of Orpheus and Eurydice: Orpheus's attempt to revive t…

  • Detour and Access

    Detour and Access
    av Francois Jullien

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951115

    An exploration of the central role of indirect modes of expression in ancient China.In what way do we benefit from speaking of things indirectly? How does such a distancing allow us better to discover-and describe-people and objects? How does distan…

  • The Fifth Hammer ? Pythagoras and the Disharmony of the World

    The Fifth Hammer ? Pythagoras and the Disharmony of the World
    av Daniel Heller-Roazen

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408161

    How the ordering of the sensible world continues to suggest a reality that no notes or letters can fully transcribe.An ancient tradition holds that Pythagoras discovered the secrets of harmony within a forge when he came across five men hammering wi…

  • The Act of Being

    The Act of Being
    av Christian Jambet

    Klotband - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781890951696

    Exploring the thought of Mulla Sadra Shirazi, an Iranian Shi'ite of the seventeenth century: a universe of politics, morality, liberty, and order that is indispensable to our understanding of Islamic thought and spirituality.This lluminating study b…

  • The Culture of the Copy ? Striking Likenesses, Unreasonable Facsimiles

    The Culture of the Copy ? Striking Likenesses, Unreasonable Facsimiles
    av Hillel Schwartz

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935408451

    A novel attempt to make sense of our preoccupation with copies of all kinds-from counterfeits to instant replay, from parrots to photocopies.The Culture of the Copy is a novel attempt to make sense of the Western fascination with replicas, duplicate…